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Private Eye stole my poem

Allegedly, as they would say.

What little time Private Eye can spare from turning down our advertising, they have now devoted to stealing my E. J. Thribb spoof about John Inman.

I wrote:

So farewell then, Mr Humphries

“I’m free!” That was 

Your catchphrase

You are now

Eye wrote:

So farewell then, John Inman

“I’m free!” That was 

Your catchphrase

And now

(In a very real sense)

You are

Actually, it's probably just coincidence, but if not:

Bugger off then, E. J. Thribb

You thieving

Bastard. Bad poems. That was

Your thing

That's my thing too.

But at least I write my own